More About Me

Professional Background & Education

    • Top Producer Licensed in Ohio and Kentucky

    • Expert in old home construction, experienced in restoration and renovation.

    • Relocation Specialist -- past clients include P&G, 5/3 Bank, Kroger, Macy's, Cinci Children's Hospital, Fidelity Investments, Xavier Univ., Univ. of Cincinnati.

    • CABR Circle of Excellence Award, 2001-2020

    • Consistently ranked in top 2% of Cincinnati Realtors

Education

    • Ohio University, Scripps School - BA Journalism 1984

    • University of Missouri - Journalism

    • Broad Ripple High School, Indianapolis

Community Involvement

  • Hyde Park / Mt. Lookout / Oakley resident since 1988 (Mt. Lookout since 2002)
  • CISV (children's international peace-building organization founded in Cincinnati 1954) - Sponsor and volunteer
  • Hyde Park School (Cinci Public) - Co-chair Local School Decision Making Council 2014-2016
  • Leadership Cincinnati - Class 36 - 2012 - Selected for highly-regarded 10-month leadership program
  • Believe In Cincinnati (transit advocacy) - Trustee 2015 -
  • Cincinnati Streetcar - advocate from the first proposal in 2005!
  • Cincinnatians For Progress - Co-Chair 2011-2013
  • Alliance for Regional Transit - Treasurer & Board Member 2002- ongoing
  • Kilgour Elementary (Cinci Public) - Corporate Sponsor 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Hyde Park School Sponsor 2013-2014
  • Hyde Park School (Cinci Public) - Corporate Sponsor 2013-2015
  • Downtown Cincinnti, Inc. (DCI) - Active Member
  • Ault Park Advisory Council - past trustee

Fun Stuff

  • Married to Tiffiny Grale Dawson - personal chef
  • Marathon runner: 21 so far! Flying Pig, Boston 2018, NYC, Indy, Columbus
  • Son and Daughter attend Walnut Hills High School (Cincinnati Public)
  • Most unique past job: Steward/Mechanic aboard private rail passenger cars
  • My other car: 1958 Studebaker Silver Hawk
  • Crazy stuff: Performed Gingerman role in 2013 Cincinnati Ballet's Nutcracker

Past Professional Background

  • People Express Airlines - 1984-1987
  • Continental Airlines - 1987-1988
  • Indiana & Ohio Rail System - Special Projects Director - Cincinnati 1989-1997
  • North Star Rail - General Manager - Cincinnati 1997-1999